Our FRESH MEAT sessions goes CRYPTO with Toronto rapper Vandal. KARHU takes the spotlight on our FRESH KICKS section. 10 DEEP goes deeper on our FRESH TECH section. Tune in to find out more on So SO Fresh through www.aforadio.com
VANDAL (RAPCRYPTO).As Vandal embarks on a new mission, his return to music is marked by the release of his latest Single Rap Crypto. Bridging the Gap between his audience and the tech-heavy Crypto-sphere is only the beginning and Rap Crypto is just a teaser to what is to come with the Hip Hop The Blockchain initiative.
C7.We got C7 on deck duties tonight, dropping jams from funk to to some big room Twerk remixes.
SONY PS4 TRANSLUCENT CONTROLLERS.
Sony has announced that it will bring back the translucent DualShock controller to the PlayStation 4 console. The transparent apparatus initially launched for the PS1 unit. The new semi-transparent controllers will be available in Crystal, Blue Crystal and Red Crystal color schemes. Each device will set you back approximately $65 USD each. There is no word yet on an official release, but sources online have reported a launch sometime this month in North American retailers. Check out the photos above and stay tuned for more details.
BAPE X DOVER STREET MARKET GINZA.
The apparel and accessories range is comprised of vibrant pieces emblazoned with co-branded logos. An embroidered Ape Head with an accompanying speech bubble relaying “DSMG BAPE” text is found on the front portion of hoodies, crewneck sweatshirts, pocket T-shirts, and caps. As far as the color palette goes, a bright mix of blue and pink hues collide with black, grey, and white color schemes in the autumn assemblage. View the limited capsule above and purchase all pieces on September 16 at Dover Street Market Ginza’s official website. Prices range approximately between $62 USD and $209 USD.
KARHU "HELSINKI" RUN PACK.Paying a tribute to their capital city and now, to celebrate its debut into the Hong Kong market, the heritage brand has recently unveiled its new “Helsinki Run” Pack, seen here styled alongside its grey and beige-hued “Outdoor” counterpart. Karhu have decked out two Fusion 2.0 colourways and an Aria. Each has been coloured using a palette of green, blue and rusty red, which has been drawn from two of the area’s landmark buildings – Helsinki Cathedral and the Olympic Stadium that hosted the 1952 Games. The “Helsinki Run” Pack features the Fusion 2.0 silhouette with a premium pigskin suede construction and speckled EVA midsole. Each retailing for approximately $156 USD, all are now up for grabs through WOAW’s storefront and via its online shop.
NIKE LEBRON 15V ZIP "FLORAL"As we all can see in the new pictures show some of the more intricate details of the shoe, including the embroidered floral design along the sides and the golden zipper that runs down the top side of the model. One of the more subtle highlights is the text printed on the inside layer of the zipper that reads “Long Live the King.” With no details on pricing or when we can expect to see the Nike LeBron 15 “Floral” hitting store shelves, we’ll keep you posted on any new information that comes in.
NIKE VAPORMAX "SPRITE".Dubbed the “Sprite” colorway, the new set uses colors inspired by the lemon-lime soft drink. The upper sees a gradient pattern that contains a gray mesh material transitioning into a blue color towards the heel, which continues all the way onto the translucent outsole. Complimenting the upper is the neon green color used for the laces and lining above the color. The entire look is finished off with a white Swoosh logo along the side. You can expect to see the “Sprite” colorway of the Nike VaporMax hit the shelves of select Nike retailers later this year for $190 USD.
BEAMS X MITA X ASICS GEL LYTE III "SOUVENIR JACKET BLUE".
mita sneakers and BEAMS Japan connected on one of 2016’s best ASICS collaborations – the GEL-Lyte III inspired by a Japanese souvenir jacket. They’re following that up with a navy blue rendition of the shoe as it features suede uppers, satin finishes on the toe-box and mid panel, and unique embroidered details on the heel and tongue. This three-way partnership is set to release exclusively at mita and BEAMS on Saturday, September 16 exclusively at BEAMS and mita.